The city Department of Investigation is probing the elevator accident that fatally crushed a 30-year-old man as he tried to step into the lobby of his Manhattan apartment building, the agency has said. The gruesome death of Sam Waisbren came weeks after the Department of Buildings found that a safety device on the other elevator in the same building - Manhattan Promenade - was “tampered with” and “rendered inoperative,” according to the New York Post. CCTV footage caught the gruesome moment Waisbren tried to exit the elevator when it suddenly began moving again dragging him down. He was pronounced dead at the luxury block in Kips Bay, in the heart of Manhattan. “Sam was an absolutely wonderful young man. Smart and loving and very, very sensitive. He had his whole life ahead of him,” Mr Waisbren’s devastated father said. The accident happened on Thursday morning, local time, just before 8.30am as Mr Waisbren and a group of other residents were … [Read more...] about Freak accident in New York: Probe launched into death of man crushed as he exited lift
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The supermodel, 24, stepped out with her sister Bella Hadid, 22, to attend Tommy Hilfiger’s runway spectacle — dubbed TOMMYNOW — at the Apollo Theatre. Her rumoured boyfriend Tyler Cameron, a former contestant on the US version of The Bachelorette,was also there, though the couple reportedly did not sit together. Gigi wore a figure-hugging Tommy Hilfiger set which looked like a catsuit, featuring a high-neckline and “Z” motif (it stands for “Zendaya”, FYI), from the all-American brand’s latest collection. Bella and Gigi Hadid at Tommy Hilfiger’s runway show in New York. Picture: APSource:AP Gigi Hadid, right, sported a figure-hugging outfit while Bella Hadid, left, wore a beret designed by Zendaya. Picture: APSource:AP Gigi is a regular on Tommy Hilfiger’s front row — she designed capsule collections with Hilfiger in previous seasons, before passing the baton to Zendaya. This season marks Hilfiger’s second … [Read more...] about Gigi Hadid stuns in skin-tight outfit at Tommy Hilfiger’s New York runway show
The 31-year-old Aussie, best known for his work as a reporter on Studio 10 and The Loop, is set to lead both the early morning program E! News, and Pop of the Morning from January 6, 2020. He will co-host the shows, which are set to air on Foxtel, with American Emmy-award winning host Lilliana Vazquez. Tweedie told news.com.au he managed to score the “dream job” after planting the seed five years ago. Scott Tweedie with his new co-host Lilliana Vazquez. Picture: Eric Liebowitz / E! EntertainmentSource:Supplied “I saw a Ryan Seacrest pre-Oscars YouTube video where he was being tested hours before the broadcast kicked off. I thought to myself: ‘Ryan is one of the busiest men in Hollywood, I want to know how he gets ready for a big red carpet’,” he said. “So I found one of the ladies quizzing him on Twitter and asked if I could Skype her. She replied within hours and said I was the first person in the world to reach out to her. “The next … [Read more...] about Studio 10’s Scott Tweedie lands new gig
New York-based BNY Mellon is increasing the share of work done out of India, fifteen years after the 235-year-old investment firm set up operations in the country. Quite a few of its technology initiatives are already led out of India, especially around digital transformation, which is currently under way at the bank. Going forward, the focus will be to grow functions where India remains under-penetrated, said Sudish Panicker, managing director and head of operations, BNY Mellon, India. “We will continue to grow in maturity and complexity. We will continue to look at what is done from centres like India, leverage capabilities and talent pool to grow functions that have opportunities for scale,” he said. Accounting is one such area where Panicker expects its Indian operations to start doing more end-to-end work. BNY Mellon is also working to set up centres of excellence across multiple disciplines within key operations centres, including India. A number of change and … [Read more...] about BNY Mellon to expand work done out of India
One of the most favourite activities of Christmas is decorating the Christmas tree. From England to Lebanon, here are some of 2016’s most over-the-top Christmas trees. >> LONDON, ENGLAND The Christmas tree outside Number 10, Downing Street is lit up after being switched on by British Prime Minister Theresa May in London. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images >> WASHINGTON, DC, USA The National Christmas Tree is lit up after US President Barack Obama and his family hit the switch in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images >> NEW YORK, USA The Christmas tree stands lit after the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at RockefellerCenter in Manhattan, New York City. Photograph: Alex Wroblewski/Reuters >> DHOUR SHWEIR, LEBANON Fireworks are set off as a Christmas tree is illuminated in Dhour Shweir, Mount Lebanon. Photograph: Aziz Taher/Reuters >> BERLIN, GERMANY The … [Read more...] about These Christmas trees are too beautiful for words!